Globe launches innovative life-enabling offers

Reinvents customers’ everyday experiences thru 5G, rewards, better connectivity and business solutions Filipinos are very agile, always ready to adapt to new experiences and face challenges head on. Despite the pandemic, many are able to stay afloat thanks to digital means which remain abuzz with new platforms, services, bundles and plans that reinvent how we live. Globe recognizes the challenges its customers and thus, launched … Continue reading Globe launches innovative life-enabling offers

Loading business empowers women to see through pandemic

Retailers help Globe reach and serve the grassroots communities Marites Yanzon, a sari-sari store owner, opened her business six years ago using the money she borrowed from a relative to augment her family’s income and finance their day-to-day needs. Marites though continued to struggle after her savings diminished due to health emergencies in the family. Fast forward to 2020, little did Marites know that she … Continue reading Loading business empowers women to see through pandemic

5 easy tips para mapalago ang iyong ipon

Kaliwa’t kanan ang advice tungkol sa pag-iipon. Pero para sa iba, madaling sabihin pero mahirap gawin. Huwag mag-alala, narito ang 5 na practical tips para mapalago ang iyong ipon at guminhawa ang buhay mo. Dapat consistent ang pag-budget at pag-manage ng gastos Ugaliing gumawa ng budget para sa iyong mga gastusin buwan-buwan. Mahalagang nakaplano kung saan mapupunta ang kita mo.Maraming paraan, para ma-monitor ang gastos … Continue reading 5 easy tips para mapalago ang iyong ipon

SMC develops packaging to extend carabao milk’s shelf life

San Miguel Corporation (SMC), through its packaging unit, has developed a packaging solution that will extend the life of carabao’s milk without the need for preservatives, improves the local product’s marketability and potentially jumpstarting growth of the carabao industry. SMC president and chief operating officer Ramon S. Ang made the announcement months after it first helped carabao farmer cooperatives mitigate financial losses at the height … Continue reading SMC develops packaging to extend carabao milk’s shelf life

BDO named Best Bank in the Philippines in 2020

BDO is best bank for 8 consecutive years BDO Unibank (BDO) was named the Best Bank in the Philippines for the 8th consecutive year during The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2020 which recognizes Asian issuers and global institutional investors for excellence in banking, finance, treasury, and the capital markets. In the Best Adviser category, subsidiary BDO Capital and Investment Corporation (BDO Capital) brought home … Continue reading BDO named Best Bank in the Philippines in 2020

How to open a BDO ATM account; enjoy easy cash withdrawals

BDO Unibank, Inc. and BDO Network Bank offer clients the most expansive ATM network in the country to continuously perform cash withdrawals anytime, anywhere. Currently, there are over 4,400 BDO and BDO Network Bank ATMs strategically located all over the Philippines. These ATMs operate 24/7 at accessible locations where people go to or pass by regularly, such as corporate offices and commercial places like malls, … Continue reading How to open a BDO ATM account; enjoy easy cash withdrawals

BDO posts P28.2 billion net income in 2020

BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) posted a net income of P28.2 billion in 2020 from P44.2 billion in 2019, due mainly to pre-emptive provisions of P30.2 billion set aside against potential delinquencies from the pandemic. BDO relied on its strong and resilient business franchise and balance sheet to support core business operations, despite significant hurdles from the pandemic and ensuing economic lockdown. BDO’s net interest income … Continue reading BDO posts P28.2 billion net income in 2020

BDO offers QR Code withdrawals from select BDO ATMs

BDO Unibank clients can now make card-less, QR Code-based withdrawals from select BDO ATMs. “Withdrawing using QR Codes is now available in the Philippines,” said Tovi Mendoza, senior vice president and head of BDO’s ATM Network & Applied Payment Solutions. “Now, our clients will enjoy faster and more convenient transactions, and most importantly, limit the risk of catching COVID-19 since they will touch the ATM … Continue reading BDO offers QR Code withdrawals from select BDO ATMs

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List of budget-friendly Globe 5G devices

Get better connectivity with these 5G phones Globe offers a wide array of budget-friendly 5G-ready devices that allows you to stream high-quality movies and TV shows, play online games, and get on conference calls with clearer video and audio. But first, you’ll need a good 5G-ready device to experience the full potential of this technology. You can purchase it here or visit the Globe Store … Continue reading List of budget-friendly Globe 5G devices

Globe At Home broadband users get free upgrades

Many loyal Globe at Home broadband customers have been receiving free upgrades as part of the telco’s program to proactively adjust the plans given the increasing needs of the customers. By doing this, loyal Globe at Home customers are able to enjoy faster speeds suited for their work from home and learn from home needs without shelling out more. The result is an overall better … Continue reading Globe At Home broadband users get free upgrades

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PayMaya enables cashless for all Filipinos

Digital financial services leader PayMaya is leading the charge toward financial inclusion as it expands its footprint to reach over 200,000 touchpoints nationwide, the largest network in the country to date. Filipinos can easily pay, add money, cash out, or remit using their PayMaya accounts through these accessible touchpoints that include convenience stores, retail merchants, groceries, department stores, food outlets, pawnshops, and Smart Padala centers, … Continue reading PayMaya enables cashless for all Filipinos

SSFs back on track, gov’t assistance continues

SSF stands for Shared Service Facilities Notwithstanding the impact of the pandemic on business activities, the DTI continues to monitor the operation and extend assistance needed by shared service facilities (SSF) cooperators throughout the country. According to the report conducted by the DTI Bureau of SME Development (BSMED), most of the SSFs were affected by the pandemic but restarted to full and/or partial operations as … Continue reading SSFs back on track, gov’t assistance continues

Why 3G is obsolete and what you can do about it?

All are encouraged to switch to the 5G-ready 4G/LTE SIM The demand for connectivity, wider coverage and bigger data remains high as more and more Filipinos now rely on the internet for work, distance learning, basic government services, cashless transactions, deliveries and other needs while observing quarantine, travel restrictions, and social distancing. Since last year, Globe has been strongly pushing its customers to embrace newer … Continue reading Why 3G is obsolete and what you can do about it?

Comm&Sense helps SMEs bounce forward from pandemic

PR agency celebrates 15th year by paying it forward Given mobility restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) — considered as the backbone of the Philippine economy — were among those badly hit and caused skyrocketing unemployment figures and pay cuts. Award-winning public relations agency Comm&Sense saw the plight of the many SMEs that continued to fight hard and survive the … Continue reading Comm&Sense helps SMEs bounce forward from pandemic

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Globe eyes to build 2,000 new cell sites in 2021

Globe will continue to build the momentum of its aggressive network expansion as it targets to install a record number of new cell sites or towers in more cities and municipalities in the country next year. For 2021, Globe is targeting to install the most number of cell towers in the company’s history with its most massive rollout as demand for connectivity and bigger capacity … Continue reading Globe eyes to build 2,000 new cell sites in 2021

Globe launches shareable data promo SHARE&SURF249

Perfect for families, orgmates or barkada, the new Globe SHARE&SURF249 promo allows #DataForSharing with not just one, but up to four people and devices. This first-in-the-market innovation comes with a sizable 20GB data allocation that can be used on all sites and apps, and which you can share to any Globe Prepaid, Postpaid, Home Prepaid WiFi, MyFi and TM powered devices. The promo lets you … Continue reading Globe launches shareable data promo SHARE&SURF249

Tech care company Asurion opens in Iloilo

Asurion is expected to create more than 1,200 local full-time jobs Global tech care company Asurion opens a new tech support customer service center in Iloilo, Philippines as the company expands its presence in the country and continues to fill the growing consumer demand for round-the-clock tech support for phones and smart home devices. “We are excited to expand our Philippines operations to Iloilo City, … Continue reading Tech care company Asurion opens in Iloilo

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Cash Agad: Your partner for recovery

The Covid-19 pandemic had severe effects on families and communities in the country because of the disruption of their livelihoods. Many businesses shut down, causing widespread loss of jobs. Those who are still earning an income could not so easily access their cash at banks and ATMs because public transportation was shutdown during the lockdown and quarantine periods. Still, some residents were fortunate that there … Continue reading Cash Agad: Your partner for recovery

5G brings super-fast internet and new digital services

The commercial launch of 5G in the Philippines will bring not only super-fast internet for mobile phone users but will also introduce a new generation of digital services for both individual consumers and enterprise customers, according to officials of PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications. “5G is a major milestone in the development of mobile phone services and digital technologies. It is a platform that enables … Continue reading 5G brings super-fast internet and new digital services

Iloilo Business Park leads call for Ilonggos to help revive Iloilo economy

Ilonggos urged to patronize local businesses Iloilo Business Park (IBP) is joining hands with the local government of Iloilo City and other sectors to boost the city’s fight against COVID-19 and jumpstart economic recovery. Various leaders from the government, business, and medical sectors are calling on Ilonggos to shop, dine, and patronize local businesses to help them get back on their feet. “We need the … Continue reading Iloilo Business Park leads call for Ilonggos to help revive Iloilo economy

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PH notches ‘impressive improvements’ in 4G availability, download speeds

Mobile network experience in the Philippines has had “impressive improvements” since 2017 as Filipinos spent more time on 4G/LTE, according to the latest analysis by independent mobile analytics firm Opensignal1. The analysis, which is available on Opensignal’s website, found that between the fourth quarter of 2017 and the second quarter of 2020, 4G Availability in the Philippines increased by nearly 20 percentage points. For customers … Continue reading PH notches ‘impressive improvements’ in 4G availability, download speeds

Megaworld records growth in office business despite pandemic

Office rental income growth of 10% helped cushion pandemic impact even as H1 profits registered 34% drop Megaworld, the country’s leading developer of integrated urban townships, posted a 34% drop in its net income during the first half of the year, from P8.9-billion to P5.9-billion. Consolidated revenues for the first six months declined by 25% year-on-year to P23.8-billion from P31.7-billion last year. The company, on … Continue reading Megaworld records growth in office business despite pandemic

Gov’t, telcos support to ensure fixed broadband infra in new normal

The implementation of quarantine protocols, travel restrictions and physical distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic have drastically altered how Filipinos live and stay connected. In fact, the shift to the so-called “new normal” has never been more apparent as the pandemic made internet connectivity a basic essential in our daily lives, just like electricity and water. Being connected in the digital context has become a … Continue reading Gov’t, telcos support to ensure fixed broadband infra in new normal

DTI aims to triple sales of Miag-ao weavers

The SSF was established for the hablon weavers in the community The production and sales of Miag-ao weavers are seen to triple with the launching of the Department of Trade and Industry’s Shared Service Facility (SSF) for the town’s weavers. DTI Iloilo OIC-Provincial Director Felisa Judith Degala led the soft-launching of the SSF for the Upgrading of Loomweaving Center in Brgy. Baraclayan, Miag-ao, Iloilo on July 22, … Continue reading DTI aims to triple sales of Miag-ao weavers

‘Philippine video experience most improved’

PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications has set the pace for this trend With most Filipinos staying at home during the community quarantine amid COVID-19, veteran chef Rose Marie Lim of Cebu’s Caro and Marie, one of the country’s longest-running baking and culinary schools, turned to video to stay connected with cooking and baking aficionados both here and abroad. Through a cooking and baking video series … Continue reading ‘Philippine video experience most improved’

Globe at Home Postpaid promo plans

Recreate the world right at home with faster speeds, unli data and free devices While the country has shifted to more relaxed quarantine guidelines, many still choose to stay at home, opting to use the internet to work, study, and entertain themselves. Globe at Home is empowering families across the country to recreate the world right at home with its new postpaid plans, bundled with … Continue reading Globe at Home Postpaid promo plans

Megaworld launching contactless app e-Concierge

Property giant Megaworld, the country’s largest developer of integrated urban townships, is boosting its e-commerce facilities to fast track the recovery of its commercial and hotel businesses, which have been greatly affected by the coronavirus pandemic. In the coming weeks, the company is set to roll out digital platforms that are aimed at ‘enhancing customer experience’ under the so-called ‘new reality.’ Megaworld Hotels, for example, … Continue reading Megaworld launching contactless app e-Concierge

Smart extends VoLTE service for postpaid

Customers of PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) can now experience high quality calls with uninterrupted data use with the launch of its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service nationwide. VoLTE, the first, fully IP-based, carrier grade voice service, will initially be made available to Smart Signature and Smart Infinity subscribers and will be rolled out to more customers in the coming months. Benefits of … Continue reading Smart extends VoLTE service for postpaid

GERI records P365M Q1 profit

Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. (GERI), the Philippines’ leading developer of master-planned tourism and leisure townships and integrated lifestyle communities, recorded a net profit of P365 million in the first quarter of 2020. Excluding non-recurring gains in 2019, net profit grew 3% year-on-year. Consolidated revenues reached P1.5 billion in the first quarter of 2020 fueled by Real Estate Sales of P1.0 billion, mostly coming from the sale … Continue reading GERI records P365M Q1 profit